Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Examples from the Web for tressel
The trencher on his tressel was empty; and he had not wherewithal to re-fill it.
Besides a couple of tressel beds, a long deal table, with benches on either side, were the chief articles of furniture.Won from the Waves
And send for the Raveggi Company to do the funeral pomps, and see they don't put me on a tressel.The Eternal City
At the close of the night of the 25th he made them sink the first tressel in the muddy bed of the river.History of the Expedition to Russia
Count Philip de Segur